LINGUIST List 27.2255

Wed May 18 2016

Calls: Applied Ling, General Ling, Lang Acq, Socioling, Translation/Australia

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 18-May-2016
From: Cathy Sell <arts-alaa2016monash.edu>
Subject: Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) Conference 2016
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Full Title: Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) Conference 2016
Short Title: ALAA 2016

Date: 05-Dec-2016 - 07-Dec-2016
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Contact Person: Cathy Sell
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/alaa-als-2016/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2016

Meeting Description:

The 2016 Conference of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) will be held at the Caulfield campus, Monash University, Melbourne, 5-7 December 2016. The conference theme is 'Making Connections': across languages, disciplines, or theoretical perspectives, and between theory and practice, society and language and people.

We are pleased to announce that day 3 of the conference (Wednesday 7 December) will be a common day held in conjunction with the 2016 Australian Linguistic Society (ALS) annual conference, with joint plenaries and presentations.

Confirmed plenary speakers for the ALAA conference are:

Asif Agha (University of Pennsylvania) (Joint ALAA/ALS plenary)
Rod Gardner (University of Queensland)
Ilana Mushin (University of Queensland)
Howard Nicholas (La Trobe University)
Ema Ushioda (University of Warwick)

2nd Call for Papers:

***Call for Papers deadline extended to 30 June***

Abstracts are invited for presentations at the 2016 Conference of the Applied Linguistics Association of Australia (ALAA) to be held at the Caulfield campus, Monash University, Melbourne, 5-7 December 2016. The conference theme is 'Making Connections': across languages, disciplines, or theoretical perspectives, and between theory and practice, society and language and people.

We invite proposals for papers, themed sessions, and three minute thesis presentations on topics including, but not limited to the following:

- Assessment/testing
- English as an International Language/World Englishes
- Interpreting and Translation
- Language acquisition & learning
- Language and society
- Language in academic contexts
- Language in the workplace
- Language teaching
- Language planning and policy
- Literacy
- Multilingualism/translanguaging
- Teacher education

For further details, please see: http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/alaa-als-2016/alaa-call-for-papers/


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